When I was working undercover in LA night clubs in the 70’s, I had a favorite song. At the time I didn’t realize the song was about abusive relationships.Details
This decision will forever change the law enforcement community. March 26, 2021 will go down in the annals of New York City’s history books. The city council there voted to end qualified immunity for police officers. This is the first major city in the United States to take such action. This legal doctrine of Qualified…Details
Daniel Boice, the founder of Trustify, was sentenced to over 8 years in prison after pleading guilty in federal court to wire and securities fraud.Details
The #1 question I am asked about bug sweeps (electronic eavesdropping detection sweeps) is: Can you find a hidden camera in my bedroom?
The answer is an unequivocal yes. And we do find them. If there is a hidden camera in your house, there’s a 90% chance it’s going to be in your bedroom.Details
When Lady Gaga’s dogs were kidnapped, pet detectives came out of the woodwork. I just don’t think pet detectives offer any value. People can usually find lost pets on their own.Details
Those having affairs almost always have to see their lover on (or around) Valentine’s Day. COVID changed that.Details
Serial killer Rodney Alcala was a photographer. He took hundreds of portraits of women and children.
In 2010, police released 120 of the photos to the public – in hopes of identifying the subjects in the photos. As of September 2019, 109 out of 120 of the subjects in these photos were still unidentified.Details
In the summer of 2015, I received quite a few calls and emails about a new PI company called Trustify. The business model was essentially supposed to be Uber for private investigation. The creator of this company was Daniel Boice, a self-proclaimed entrepreneur and tech mogul – who recently pleaded guilty in federal court to wire and securities fraud.Details
Married couples usually tough it out through the holidays and get divorced in the Spring. Not so during the COVID-19 pandemic.Details
David Herrera provides a personal account of the kidnapping, murder and investigation of DEA Special Agent Enrique “Kiki” Camarena – one the world’s most intense, prolonged and dangerous narcotics investigations of all time.Details
In January, 2020 I decided to venture into the world of podcasts. I ended up charting a different course than most in that I did not start a new podcast for Martin Investigative Services. Instead I focused on being a guest on existing podcasts, and how to get those appearances turned out to be a story in and of itself.
This is the story of that journey, and how it all worked out.Details
There’s a postal mail scam going around whereby a company is sending out fake invoices for web hosting. It’s similar to the fake domain renewal notice scam that goes around.
This scam has been going on for some time. The company names and addresses have varied and changed over time, but names they use (and have used) include: Web Host Agents, Certified Web, Main Street Web Pros, Sunshine Biz Services and more.Details
Over the past 60 days, Martin Investigative Services has received a significantly higher amount of inquiries from corporations that want bug sweep / TCSM services. What really might grab you is that they are requesting sweeps of residential homes. Traditionally about 80% of the bug sweep requests we receive come from executives in corporate America,…Details
Recently, corporations started hiring us to perform surveillance on executives that were supposed to be working from home during COVID. They were on the golf course or on their boats.Details
Chris & Craig talk with Tom about divorce, cults, mass shootings, drugs, the opioid epidemic, terrorism & Tom’s experience with Charles Manson.Details
Thomas G. Martin appears as a guest on the School for Startups Radio podcast to discuss what it’s like to own and operate a private investigative firm.Details
Private investigator Thomas Martin appears as the guest on the Through a Therapist’s Eyes Podcast to discuss the Human Sex Trafficking crisis.Details
Special guest Thomas Martin joins Adam Schultz on the Water Cooler Talk Podcast to discuss protecting your online reputation from a stubborn ex, the costly impact of drug trafficking and how geofence data could change the future of law enforcement.Details
Have plenty of free time on your hands due to the Coronavirus Stay-At-Home? It’s a great time to get your living trust put together.Details